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Caledonian Canal, Inverness

Canal (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Caledonian Canal, Inverness

Classification Canal (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Muirtown

Canmore ID 105854

Site Number NH64NE 119

NGR NH 6514 4628

NGR Description NH 6500 4506 to NH 6500 4646

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Inverness And Bona
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Inverness
  • Former County Inverness-shire

Archaeology Notes

NH64NE 119.00 6500 4506 to 6500 4646 LIN 19

NH64NE 119.01 NH 6518 4547 Muirtown Locks, Hand Crane

NH64NE 119.02 NH 6518 4545 Muirtown Locks, Upper (Steamer) Wharf

NH64NE 119.03 NH 6534 4573 Muirtown Locks, Lock Keeper's Cottage

NH64NE 119.04 NH 6522 4551 to NH 6533 4574 Muirtown Locks

NH64NE 119.05 NH 6505 4526 Whinpark Basin

See also:

NH64NE 120.00 NH 6538 4583 to NH 6500 4644 Muirtown Basin

NH64NE 143 NH 65359 45828 Muirtown Swing Bridge

On this map sheet the canal heads NNE to the Muirtown Locks (NH64NE 119.04) and then turns throgh the Muirtown Basin (NH64NE 120.00) in a NW direction.

Information from RCAHMS (MD) 3 October 2001.

Activities

Field Visit (17 October 2013 - 17 October 2013)

From the Sea entrance at Clachnahary to the Whinpark basin the Caledonian Canal is approximately 3.8km.

It includes the Muitown locks Hand Crane, (Canmore ref. 297916),

the Muirtown Locks Steamer wharf (Canmore ref. 87206),

The Muirtown Lock-keeper's Cottage (Canmore ref. 98325,

The Muirtown Locks (Canmore ref. 13331),

The Whinpark basin (Canmore ref. 19796)

The Muirtown basin (Canmore ref.13334)

The Muirtown swingbridge (Canmore ref.68585)

visited by Scottish Canals Trust, Bob and Rosemary Jones

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